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RssEnergetic, creative, hyper-organized, team-playing Instructional Designer

Looking for an Instructional Design or Course Ware Developer position in any industry.

Instructional Coordinator

Penn Valley, CA

About Me

Industry:

Education, Training, & Library

Occupation:

Instructional Coordinator

Highlights:

Respected, enthusiastic and energetic senior-level consultant with impressive career in instructional design/teaching, including sound development and delivery of course ware for diverse industries. Skilled in web-based, computer-based, and stand-up instruction. Adept in working with Subject Matter Experts (SME) to achieve desired results. Key contributor to all aspects of ISD/ADDIE process with exceptional talents in technical development and design.

Ideal Companies:

Fast-paced, technology driven companies. I can work in any industry since Instructional Design is not industry-specific.
 

Education level:

Master

Will Relocate:

No

Location:

Penn Valley, CA

Major Responsibilities

Identify gap of training; write instructionally-sound objectives; support material with assessments; create Level 3 and higher evaluations; develop course ware; perform instructor-led training; use PowerPoint, Camtasia, Dreamweaver, Flash, and other tools; create storyboards

Work Experiences

6/2009 - 8/2009

ComSys

Individual Contributor

  • As Project Manager, performed needs assessment, built storyboards, designed layout, templates, and modules for Camtasia training videos for California State Water Boards

9/2008 - 1/2009

FYI Online

Contractor / Freelance

  • Reviewed current materials for online, blended-learning courses. Wrote learning objectives and assessment questions for over 100 eLearning courses. Applied learning principles to content received from Subject Matter Experts, and guaranteed major components of ID framework were present, adding multimedia suggestions and rubrics for exercises when appropriate

3/2004 - 7/2004

University of California Healthcare Systems

Contractor / Freelance

  • Defined processes, procedures, mission statement, and expectations for Education team. Designed and developed web-based prototype for Base EMR (Electronic Medical Records) using Dreamweaver, Firefly, and Perception's Qmark. Created manual template for EMR courseware.

12/2002 - 1/2004

Catholic Healthcare West

Contractor / Freelance

  • Collaborated with Training and Education teams to develop department’s processes and procedures for projects. Served as driving force of Education team, defining processes, procedures, and expectations for each group to successfully advance. Teamed with Subject Matter Experts to apply and support ID methodologies for designing and developing Finance, Materials, and HR courseware. Designed and developed 40+ courses for hundreds of healthcare staff in areas of HR, Payroll, Finance, and Materials Management. Produced first online training course for the Requisition Self-Service course. Developed rubric to evaluate courseware, objectives, review questions, and instructor. Designed and documented training procedures, processes and templates. Facilitated basic PC courses to CHW staff.

1/2002 - 8/2002

Oracle

Individual Contributor

  • Supported and trained Oracle employees on Raindance (now InterCall) web conferencing software. Personally supported senior management, expeditiously resolving any issues. Discovered bugs and formulated solutions to correct program’s persistent and ongoing problems. Devised methodology for future training needs, including recording Raindance features sessions as small tutorials. Familiarized group with web-based conferencing and information-collecting systems. Maximized effectiveness by implementing online tutorials for users.

2/2000 - 4/2001

Annuncio

Individual Contributor

  • Designed, developed, and delivered extremely effective 2-day instructor-led product courses for customers and partners. Interacted extensively with marketing, software, and consulting groups to remain current with new developments/implementations and their impact on training. Instrumental in start-up of Education group, including developing infrastructure and defining processes, style guides, and documentation. Created thought-provoking, interactive, scenario-based group exercises. Extended existing course materials to include sound instructional design principles. Enhanced product performance by developing updates for new releases. Key player in developing infrastructure and defining course processes, style guides, and documentation spanning two product lines. Traveled extensively worldwide, serving as a liaison between customer and company. Accommodated company growth by initiating, managing, and conducting train-the-trainer program.

8/1997 - 2/2000

Oracle Corporation

Individual Contributor

  • Developed eLearning web-based training CDs on Oracle’s WebDB and WebDB Administrator Tool using Dreamweaver and Flash Served on development team for Oracle Learning Architecture (OLA)

1/1994 - 8/1997

The Saratoga Group

Individual Contributor

  • Designed custom CBT and developed material for Fortune 500 companies using Toolbook authoring program Produced DeskTop Administrator - enabling customers to track students’ quiz scores Developed multimedia projects with final delivery on CD-ROM Supported and upgraded existing product line using Asymetrix's Toolbook Wrote, designed, and developed the CD-ROM CyberWise multimedia product covering Internet-related topics

Education

2001

Master Degree

San Jose State University

  • Educational Technology

1977

Bachelor Degree

Hanover College

  • PE/Health (teaching)

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